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What Americans thought of Jewish refugees on the eve of World War II

The results of the poll illustrated above by the useful Twitter account @HistOpinion were published in the pages of Fortune magazine in July 1938. Fewer than 5 percent of Americans surveyed at the time believed that the United States should raise its immigration quotas or encourage political …

Refugees

5 Charts That Show What Terrorism In America Looks Like

Violent extremism in the U.S. has many faces — mostly American faces. Many are not jihadis.<p>We’re now well into the second decade of the “war on terror.” But who, exactly, are we fighting? And why do they want to hurt us?<p>To see the big picture, BuzzFeed News has crunched the numbers on deaths and …

The Family Of A Man Injured In The Paris Attacks Is Upset He Was Framed As A Suspect

Waleed Abdel Razzak, initially reported by the media to be a suspect after his passport was found at the Stade de France, is recovering from injuries at a Paris hospital.<p>CAIRO — Waleed Abdel Razzak, a 27-year-old Egyptian, had been in Paris for a week when he decided to attend a soccer game at the …

The Fight Over Syrian Refugees Is Going to Get Nuts

Go ahead and stop your timers: It took a bit less than 72 hours for Friday’s barbaric attacks in Paris to somehow be turned into a cudgel over …

Taylor Swift’s Breakup Yields Taylor Swift Song Material

The Taylor Swift ex-boyfriend industrial complex has acquired another cog. Word has it Swift gave her latest partner, Scottish electro-pop producer …

The Feds Are Investigating Whether the Maker of Budweiser Is Waging a Secret War on Craft Beer

On Monday, Anheuser-Busch InBev, the globe's largest brewer and maker of Budweiser, agreed to purchase SABMiller, the globe's second largest brewer, …

Craft Beer

Shep Smith Rips NBC For Hosting Trump After Cutting Ties

"No more Trump, except -- more Trump!”<p>Fox News host Shepard Smith ridiculed NBC for inviting Donald Trump to host “Saturday Night Live” just months after the network cut ties with the reality TV star.<p>“NBC and Comcast didn’t want to be associated with Donald Trump,” Smith said on “Shepard Smith …

Donald Trump

Ann Coulter’s nativist bigotry gets ripped to shreds in debate: “When it’s white people it’s irrelevant, but when it’s not white people it is primitive”

Cenk Uygur takes apart the right-wing shock jock's hateful bigotry piece by piece in a wild new Politicon debate<p>Ann Coulter revealed her shock jock technique as the key to writing countless bestsellers, including her latest “¡Adios, America! The Left’s Plan to Turn Our Country Into a Third World …

CNN’s Cooper Responds to Report About His Ties to Clinton Global Initiative: ‘Total Bunk’

Remember when <b>George Stephanopoulos</b> got scrutinized for failing to disclose his donations to the Clinton Global Initiative? Well, amid that …

Nestlé Is Illegally Bottling Water Amid California’s Drought, Lawsuit Says

Three activist groups have filed a suit against the U.S. Forest Service, alleging the agency allowed Nestlé to divert water without a permit for its Arrowhead brand.<p>A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against the U.S. Forest Service, alleging the agency allowed Nestlé to pump millions of gallons of water …

Inside Obama's Wedding-Crasher Moment

Newlyweds Stephanie and Brian Tobe will never forget their wedding this weekend, where President Obama became an unexpected wedding crasher.<p>The …

Feds warn Philly-area colleges of unspecified threat

<b>PHILADELPHIA</b>-- Universities in the Philadelphia area are alerting students and staff about an unspecified threat, reports CBS Philadelphia.<p>Temple …

Law Enforcement

Four California Students Arrested in High School Shooting Plot

Four students were arrested Friday in Tuolumne, California, after police discovered a "detailed" plan to "shoot and kill as many people as possible" at a local high school, the sheriff said.<p>Tuolumne County Sheriff James Mele didn't identify the suspects in a news conference Saturday, although he …

Crime

How Mass Shooters Get Their Guns: The Shocking Ease With Which 11 Killers Acquired Their Weapons

On Thursday, after Chris Harper Mercer shot and killed 9 people at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, President Obama gave the latest in a …

A Mom Called Out A Textbook Publisher For Saying Slaves Were “Workers” And “Immigrants”

McGraw-Hill Education said it would reword the part of a geography textbook that includes slaves under a section about “immigrants” and refers to them as “workers.”<p>A publisher says they are rewriting a high school textbook that refers to African slaves as “workers” after a complaint by a Texas …

Trump Reveals the One Thing That Would Get Him to Drop Out

In case you were wondering what could possibly get <b>Donald Trump</b> out of this race, the answer is very simple: if less people start to like him.<p>Yes, as …

St. Louis County Police Were SWAT-Obsessed Long Before Ferguson

The agency, criticized for its response to Ferguson protests, puts too much emphasis on tactical approach, experts find.<p>WASHINGTON -- The St. Louis County Police Department, which came under heavy criticism for what some called a “militarized” response to protests in Ferguson last year, is obsessed …

Policing

Why Is Planned Parenthood Selling Your Babby For Scrap? (Oh Right, It’s Not)

Here is some bullshit.<p>You may have heard about or even watched the horrific and shocking five-alarm Drudge siren alert video released Tuesday, …

Major Garrett Responds to Obama Scolding: I Intended to Be ‘Provocative’

CBS White House correspondent Major Garrett took what the network called a “public scolding” from President <b>Barack Obama</b> after he asked about the …

Ex-Baltimore Cop Michael Wood Exposes Police Culture Of Corruption & Abuse (Interview w/ Cenk Uygur)

Donald Trump Campaign Tweets Image Featuring Nazi Uniforms

NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign on Tuesday inadvertently tweeted a promotional photo featuring what appeared to be Nazi German soldiers superimposed on the U.S. flag alongside the real estate magnate's face.<p>The gaffe, which Trump's campaign blamed on an intern, …

Donald Trump

Poison ivy, poison oak becoming stronger over time

Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac plants are becoming larger and stronger, a trend that's been developing over recent years, according to …

Alternative Medicine

Woman Thrown from Rolling Car Remains in Fair Condition

WENDELL | A woman thrown from her car in a rollover crash west of Wendell Saturday night remains in fair condition at Saint Alphonsus Regional …

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Deadly Heatwave Melting Roads

A devastating heatwave has left more than 1,100 people dead over the past month in India, and photos also show the toll on the country's …

Cleveland Clergy Demand Police Reform After Michael Brelo's Not Guilty Verdict

Religious leaders in Cleveland are demanding action after a policeman charged with shooting two unarmed black citizens was acquitted Saturday.<p>Leaders of the Cleveland Clergy Alliance on Tuesday called for the firing of officer Michael Brelo and the 12 others involved in the 2012 deaths of Timothy …

Policing

Tracy Morgan Settles Lawsuit: ‘Walmart Did Right By Me’

It was approximately one year ago when a Walmart tractor trailer smashed into <b>Tracy Morgan</b>‘s car, severely injuring the <i>30 Rock</i> star, killing his …

BASE jumper killed in 'burning parachute' stunt gone wrong at Idaho's Perrine bridge - TomoNews